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  Tokyo/Roppongi - Wikitravel
Roppongi (六本木) is a section of Tokyo's Minato ward infamous for its nightlife, much of which is geared squarely at foreigners.
Roppongi has, by Japanese standards, a slightly dangerous reputation and even makes it onto the US Department of State's Consular Information Sheet [31], probably mostly for lack of anything else to warn about.
Roppongi is very safe, as long as you are not there during an earthquake.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Roppongi   (3718 words)

  
  Roppongi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roppongi (六本木) is a district of Minato Ward, Tokyo, Japan, chiefly known for its nightlife and the presence of Western tourists and expatriates, although the vast majority of visitors are Japanese.
The name "Roppongi" literally means "six trees." Legend has it that the name comes from the fact that six daimyo lived nearby during the Edo period, each with the kanji character for "tree" or a kind of tree in their names.
Roppongi was a simple crossing of two streets until after the Meiji Restoration when it became a quartering area for the Imperial Japanese Army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roppongi   (627 words)

  
 Roppongi Hills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roppongi Hills (Japanese: 六本木ヒルズ) is one of Japan's largest integrated property developments, located in the Roppongi district of Tokyo.
Roppongi Hills Arena is a facility with large outdoor speakers, in close proximity to older housing.
Because of weak eminent domain laws in Japan, several past residents of the Roppongi Hills site have been given residential units in the complex in return for their agreement to vacate their prior homes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roppongi_Hills   (833 words)

  
 Roppongi
Roppongi Hills, the newest edition in Mori Building Company’s series of multi-functional development complexes, is attracting worldwide acclaim from investors, art aficionados and wealthy would-be residents, all wanting to become a part of its new community concept.
Roppongi Hills is an artfully designed integration of offices, residences, retail shops, restaurants and public spaces which are intended to foster a sense of community among its dwellers - whether they are working, playing tennis, attending a public forum or strolling through the art museum.
Roppongi Hills stands as a visionary model of a new concept in living, in which individuals successfully engage in the balancing act of making one’s livelihood and enjoying it.
www.ghatravel.com /html/roppongi.html   (348 words)

  
 Ropponghi Japan Nightlife   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roppongi is Tokyo's little den of sin for ready-to-go gaijins and adventurous Japanese.
Night is a friend to Roppongi and to its inhabitants of party-goers and pleasure-seekers.
Perhaps it's the blinding flashing lights, the blaring music or the alcohol, but the insides of the popular clubs do boast a population of the most incredibly good-looking, charismatic people who personify the word "cool." It's the type of place that any trendy groupie with low self esteem would aspire to become part of.
www.roadjunky.com /japan/roppongi.shtml   (749 words)

  
 Roppongi Crossing - Mori Art Museum
Roppongi Hills, the chrome in which Mori Art Museum is located, doesn't have too much in common with Roppongi Crossing, located in a very different zone away.
Roppongi Crossing is a place where people meet, converge and head off to go their separate way--usually not returning until the wee hours of the morning.
Roppongi Crossing is famous for the people and the cars that cross, while the actual physical presence is incredibly nondescript.
www.brenthallard.com /tokyo_note/n_9.shtml   (1183 words)

  
 Tokyo: Roppongi
Roppongi and the surrounding districts of Azabu, Hiroo and Akasaka are home to many embassies and a large expat community.
A city within the city, Roppongi Hills is an attractively redeveloped neighborhood consisting of residential, recreational and office space, the Mori Art Museum, a cinema complex, various shops and restaurants, and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel.
Roppongi Hills was opened in spring 2003 and has become a symbol of the Japanese IT industry, housing offices of many leading IT companies, including Rakuten, Livedoor and Yahoo Japan.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e3031.html   (1086 words)

  
 Travel - Tokyo's Hot Spot: Roppongi Hills
With Roppongi Hills, it took him 17 years and the cooperation of over 400 individual landowners to realize his vision.
Be sure to pick up a “Roppongi Hills Art + Design Map,” which gives the locations and illuminating explanations of all of the complex’s art projects, such as Louise Bourgeois’ “Maman,” the spidery symbol of Roppongi Hills, and—my personal favorite—the hypnotic digital display wall, “Counter Void” by Tatsuo Miyajima.
Roppongi Hills is massive, and it can be as difficult to get around in as the “vertically-low” city it replaced.
www.sushiandtofu.com /sushi_and_tofu/travel_tokyosHotSpot_roppongiHills_0308.htm   (2397 words)

  
 San Diego Restaurants , Cafes and Eateries - Guide to Dining in San Diego. Restaurants from casual to fine dining. ...
Named after Tokyo's trendy nightclub district, Roppongi is a creative burst of "Asian fusion" done by San Diego's own wood-fired pizza mastermind.
There are exciting dishes here that, like the Mongolian grilled shrimp with mango, unfold from a first tantalizing whiff of spice to a dizzying array of tastes and textures.
Roppongi wants to give us the world on a platter.
entertainment.signonsandiego.com /profile/91376   (404 words)

  
 Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roppongi is the place to go if you want to meet other westeners.
Roppongi was a regular weekend get-a-way for me. I would stop by the 7-11 and pick up some beer, hop on the train and by the time I got there, I already had a nice buzz.
Roppongi is an interesting place - in the daylight it looks like a large drab intersection and that of course, is because it is. But at night however, particularly on a Friday or Saturday night, it comes alive and takes on the ambience of a street from the film bladerunner.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Tokyo_to/Tokyo-969164/Nightlife-Tokyo-Roppongi-BR-5.html   (957 words)

  
 Tokyo Food Page Restaurant Listings - Roppongi
(Roppongi Hills listings are all here, but they're split between the Roppongi and Azabu-Juban sections.) For listings in Roppongi 1-chome or Akasaka 1-chome, please see the Akasaka guide.
A small Roppongi izakaya with Okinawan-style food and frequent live musical performances.
Note: Restaurants closer to Roppongi 1-chome station can be found in the Roppongi 1-chome section of the Akasaka page.
www.bento.com /ra-ropp.html   (2142 words)

  
 Crisscross - News - Foreigner injured by sword in Roppongi fight
I use to work in Roppongi a long time ago, and I doubt it was an American that got into a sword fight, it prabably was a British, Aussie, or Irish person, there known to over drink and get violent.
Roppongi was evil about 10-15 years ago when they had brazilian gang vs surfers vs navy were going at it all the time.
Roppongi is generally safe when you are in control of yourself, when you get stupid expect stupid things.
www.crisscross.com /jp/news/348439   (1002 words)

  
 Metropolis Visitors Guide :: ROPPONGI
Roppongi is hell to some, heaven to others.
The home of embassies, foreign companies, and Japan's largest urban redevelopment center, Roppongi Hills, "High-Touch Town" is an international district known for business by day, nonstop entertainment by night.
A Roppongi main-stay since 1961, Seryna serves all manner of Japanese beef dishes from shabu-shabu to charbroiled steak.
metropolis.japantoday.com /vg/roppongi.html   (1972 words)

  
 Neighborhood comparison, Akasaka & Roppongi
IMHO Roppongi teems with middle-range single expats working in nearby western financial institutions in the evening, plus the token US military and English teacher on weekends, and is unremarkable at day, although the GH is located in a fashionable and separate new development.
The entrance described as being "near Almond" is on the SE sid of the main Roppongi crossing.
I think my bias against Roppongi stems in part from my strong dislike of the Oedo line (too far down, train cars are small, PITA to transfer to the Metro lines and you have to pay extra).
www.flyertalk.com /forum/showthread.php?s=6ff190d98a393f27a698de25d7cfb29f&t=437324   (2956 words)

  
 A NIGHT OUT IN ROPPONGI - TOKYO HIGH TOUCH TOWN
Often described as a fantasyland, Roppongi is the wildest playground in this crazy city.
Cutting across the sprawling expanse of Roppongi crossing, an eight lane car speedway of carbon-monoxide, we're dwarfed by the giant Panasonic television screen.
Voices yelled across the bar, bodies rubbed against one another, and in typical Roppongi style the proportion of men to women was 8 to 2.
www.anatol.org /projects/rachel/roppongi.html   (1586 words)

  
 MORI BUILDING : Roppongi Hills   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roppongi Hills is intended to become a cultural center in midtown Tokyo that will be a symbol of contemporary Japan.
By integrating office, residential, hotel, retail, and cultural functions with parks and plazas that preserve the features of the existing landscape and the majority of the lot's open space, Roppongi Hills succeeds in creating a green and enriching urban cultural complex.
A plaza links directly to Roppongi subway station, and a mixed-use building offers commercial, educational, and other facilities.
www.mori.co.jp /business/roppongi/en_index.html   (213 words)

  
 Stars & Stripes
This is the third killing in Roppongi since the end of last year, to include one American and [another] Iranian.
An American citizen was murdered in early December in the Roppongi district of Tokyo.
When calling for help, know the name of the neighborhood where you are, such as Roppongi or Shinjuku, and look for address plates or serial numbers located several feet up on sign posts, utility poles or walls, with a series of numbers.
www.estripes.com /article.asp?section=104&article=30124   (2426 words)

  
 Robin's Photos - Roppongi Hills   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roppongi Parkette – 12 viewsI stopped for a breather in this little parkette near Roppongi.
The large Tower at Roppongi – 15 viewsIn all its majesty.
Interesting Door – 16 viewsLuke pointed out this club/lingerie store in Roppongi that was simply too good not to snap a picture of.
roboticjelly.net /cpg/thumbnails.php?album=2&page=2   (150 words)

  
 JNTO Website | Find a Location | Tokyo | Roppongi/Akasaka
On the 53rd and uppermost floor of Roppongi Hills, you will find contemporary art exhibited in the Mori Art Museum, and on the 52nd floor is Tokyo City View where the glass-walled observatory offers a stunning 360-degree view of the city, particularly impressive at night.
Impressive redevelopment projects are underway in both Roppongi and Akasaka, and many new and attractive sightseeing spots are expected to appear in the future.
[Roppongi] 5 min from Tokyo to Kasumigaseki Station by Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, and 5 min from Kasumigaseki to Roppongi Station by Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/location/regional/tokyo/roppongi.html   (376 words)

  
 Hometown Homepage - Roppongi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stand at the Roppongi intersection for a while and you will see how international the town is. The numerous embassies in the vicinity are what make Roppongi international.
The number of ethnic restaurants have been increasing every year, and Roppongi has become the international gourmet center of Tokyo.
Roppongi is a town where the old and the new coexist.
www.infocreate.co.jp /hometown/roppongi/roppon-e.html   (144 words)

  
 ROPPONGI HOTEL & TRAVEL GUIDE
Roppongi (六本木): Roppongi Japan is a section of Tokyo's Minatoku ward infamous for its nightlife.
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Roppongi has, by Japanese standards, a slightly dangerous reputation and even makes it onto the US Department of State's Consular Information Sheet [15], probably mostly for lack of anything else to warn about.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /tokyo/roppongi.htm   (1349 words)

  
 Japan: Tokyo: Roppongi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roppongi is Tokyo's current active nexus of sin where the highest concentration of foreigners can be found any night after 6pm.
Not all businesses here cater to foreigners; Roppongi is also home to the Bunny's Club.
Ladies from the former Soviet Republics sell themselves slightly on the street and mostly upstairs, Korean and Chinese and probably Japanese ladies wearing long padded coats proffering "massagi" with a very evocative hand gesture.
www.links.net /vita/trip/japan/tokyo/roppongi   (97 words)

  
 *Area > Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
Roppongi is known for its good spots and its bad spots.
If you are planning to go to Roppongi Hills, one of the new must see spots in Tokyo, I strongly recommend you to join the tour.
Roppongi is where u want to go if you want to see a few fellow tourists around and hit the bars and clubs..
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Tokyo_to/Tokyo-969164/Things_To_Do-Tokyo-Area_Roppongi-BR-2.html   (977 words)

  
 Aaccessmaps.com presents a road map of Roppongi, World Trade Center, Shiba Park
Tokyo, known as Edo until 1868, is a coastal city with an intricate history.
At the center of this maze is the Imperial Palace, which is west of the exclusive Ginza and the commercial Marunouchi sectors.
To the western edge of Tokyo center is the bustling Shinjuku area.
www.aaccessmaps.com /show/map/worldtradecenter_roppongi   (260 words)

  
 Agfa-Monotype fonts - Roppongi font for Windows and Mac
Roppongi is a font from AGFA Monotype library.
Roppongi font family contains 4 styles and 1 package to save your money.
Browse for Roppongi and other fonts at our Shopping Mall.
www.paratype.ru /astore/fonts/Roppongi.htm   (75 words)

  
 Tokyo Hotel in Roppongi Hills Tokyo, Japan - Grand Hyatt Tokyo
Grand Hyatt Tokyo is a luxury five star hotel located in the heart of Roppongi, Tokyo's centre for business, commerce and entertainment.
Grand Hyatt Tokyo is part of Roppongi Hills, Japan's largest private urban redevelopment project.
The hotel is within easy access of Tokyo's Narita and Haneda Airports and is a minute's walk from Roppongi subway station.
tokyo.grand.hyatt.com   (194 words)

  
 AREA LISTINGS :: ROPPONGI
Roppongi is the center for foreigner night-life in Tokyo.
Although best known for its nightlife, Roppongi has an array of restaurants that serve a variety of great cuisine - most have English speaking staff and menus.
The bar scene is very diverse, both in style and clientle.
www.tokyopocketguide.com /area-roppongi.html   (309 words)

  
 Wired New York Forum - Roppongi Mori Tower - Tokyo
The spider is the jumping-off point for exploring Roppongi Hills, Tokyo's new "city in a city," two miles from the Ginza, in Roppongi, a neighborhood of bars, restaurants and upscale housing.
As with the museum's first exhibition on the theme of "Happiness: A Survival Guide for Art and Life," running through Jan. 18, the idea is to assemble pieces from different countries, from different media, to create a fleeting intellectual moment, and then to move on.
Twelve hours at Roppongi Hills was a reminder that while the headlines say the Japanese economy is in a state of stagnation, the Japanese are always creating.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/printthread.php?t=3768&pp=50   (3297 words)

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